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9 Tips To Enhance Active Listening Skills In eLearning

9 Tips To Enhance Active Listening Skills In eLearning

What is active listening and why it is important for your learners to master such a skill? Unlike its involuntary counterpart, hearing, active listening actually involves a great deal of concentration. But when a learner is able to truly master the skill, a world of unforgettable learning opportunities is revealed. In this article, I’ll explore everything you need to know about active listening so that your learners will not only absorb, but also retain information presented in your eLearning course and I'll share 9 invaluable tips on how to design eLearning courses that enhance active learning skills of your audience.

How To Evaluate A Custom eLearning Development Company In India

How To Evaluate A Custom eLearning Development Company In India

The last few years have seen an influx of outsourcing of eLearning to India. This is clearly reflected in the growth of custom eLearning development companies in India who have a focus on international business. In spite of this, the success stories are not too many. In this article I will share the pointers that I have picked up from the evaluation of my own organization by several global companies when they chose to outsource to India.

Common eLearning Interview Questions You Should Ask

8 Common eLearning Interview Questions

Ready to expand your Learning and Development team? Want to find the perfect eLearning professional to design your next eLearning course? In this article, I’ll share 8 common eLearning interview questions you’ll want to ask before hiring an eLearning professional. On the flipside, eLearning professionals can use these questions to get prepared for their upcoming eLearning interview.

Top 5 Tips For Innovative eLearning Development

Top 5 Tips For Innovative eLearning Development

Amongst the challenges that Learning and Development teams and Learning Consultants face today, the top 2 pertaining to training would be: 1) How to increase the efficacy of training?, and 2) What learning strategies should be adopted to ensure that the learning and business mandates are met? In this article I will outline 5 tips for innovative eLearning development that will help organizations improve efficacy of training by making the learning stick.

5 Instructional Design Tips To Enhance Metacognition In eLearning

5 Instructional Design Tips To Enhance Metacognition In eLearning

An empowered learner is a successful learner. Not only do they have the confidence they need to solve problems autonomously, but they are active participants who are motivated and inspired to learn. One of the most effective ways to empower your online learners is to incorporate metacognition into your eLearning strategy. In this article, I’ll share 5 tips on how to enhance metacognition in eLearning.

Multiple Choice Questions: Getting Them Right

Multiple Choice Questions: Getting Them Right

Multiple choice questions are considered to be the question type with the widest possible range of applications, as they are well suited for testing almost any degree of understanding. This question type works equally well whether you need to test for knowledge retention, application of newly acquired knowledge, or the ability to analyze new contexts. Due to this (and a number of other factors), multiple choice questions are the leading question type both in the corporate and in the academic sector.